Vol 24 - Issue 10


The Bubble Bursts for VR in China

by Bob Raikes

An article in the Chinese press has pointed out that some Chinese VR stocks have fallen heavily as the ‘VR bubble has burst’. The article points out that shares in Shenzen Esun Display have …

Tags:AR/VR| China| Mobile Display Monitor| Virtual Reality| Vol 24 - Issue 10

Lots More Companies from China

by Bob Raikes

I find myself in an aircraft again, with no internet access, so I can’t do much about all the articles I need to get edited and written, so I thought I’d write my editorial. …

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Alibaba Invests in WayRay

by Norbert Hildebrand

WayRay, a Swiss based developer of HUD systems (with offices in San Francisco and Moscow), announced that Alibaba and other investors have invested US$18 million into the company during the Series B financing round. …

Tags:Augmented Reality| Head Up Displays HUDs| Holographic Displays| Mobile Display Monitor| Vol 24 - Issue 10

In LCD, are the Chinese Coming?

by Bob Raikes

For while now, it has been clear that ‘the Chinese are coming’ to the LCD business. Recently, we hit one of those ‘inflection points’ that analysts like me are so keen on. Our friends …

Tags:BOE| China| CSOT| Foxconn (Honhai)| LCD Fabs| LG Displays (LGD)| Samsung Display| Vol 24 - Issue 10

Exertis Wants to be A/V Number 1 in the UK

by Bob Raikes

Extertis Managing Director, Paul Bryan, has given an interview to CRN in which he sets out an aim to move away from being seen as a ‘broadline’ distributor and. among other things, becoming the …

Tags:Distribution| Large Display Monitor| Pro AV| UK (United Kingdom)| Vol 24 - Issue 10

The Alien Invasion is Coming to Six Flags

by Matthew Brennesholtz

The survival of the planet is at stake. Your mission: to wage an epic battle against alien ships. To do this you have to leave the comfort of your living room and venture onto …

Tags:Augmented Reality| Back Panel| Mobile Display Monitor| Oculus VR| Samsung| Virtual Reality| Vol 24 - Issue 10

Panasonic Projection Maps in Singapore

by Bob Raikes

Panasonic is the projection partner for i Light Marina Bay 2017 in Singapore, the third year in succession. The company used 17 lamp projectors, PT-DZ21K, a 3-Chip DLP, 20,000 lumen, WUXGA projector to map …

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Nvidia & AMD GPUs Benchmarked for VR

by Milos Pavlovic

We reported on the new FCAT VR benchmarking tool for GPU performance in VR a couple of weeks ago (NVIDIA Announces ‘FCAT VR’ Frame Analysis Tool to Help Demystify VR Performance). Now the RoadtoVR …

Tags:AR/VR| GPUs| Mobile Display Monitor| Virtual Reality| Vol 24 - Issue 10

Ocean Outdoor Partners BBC Three

by Yvette Raikes

Ocean Outdoor and BBC Three are combining to show TV content on city centre Wi-fi-enabled screens in the UK. BBC Three hopes that this will give them access to “light” TV viewers – those …

Tags:DOOH| Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| UK (United Kingdom)| Vol 24 - Issue 10

PMOLED Display Driver Sales See Strong Growth

by Yvette Raikes

During its review of the past financial year, Hong Kong IC maker Solomon Systech said that sales of its PMOLED display drivers had seen strong growth. The drivers have also attracted new design wins …

Tags:Display Drivers| Mobile Display Monitor| PMOLED| Vol 24 - Issue 10| Wearables

Daktronics Claims High Brightness for Five Years

by Bob Raikes

Daktronics has celebrated the 16th anniversary of starting to ship LED displays by introducing the DB-6400 series of LED displays for outdoor use and that ships with 8.500 cd/m² of brightness on shipment, with …

Tags:Daktronics| Large Display Monitor| Outdoor Displays| Small Pixel Pitch LED SPP| Vol 24 - Issue 10


Sharp Plans Fourfold Growth in LCD TVs

by Yvette Raikes

Sharp plans to increase its LCD TV sales by four times over the next four years, according to Japanese sources as reported by Digitimes. In the company’s current financial year (April 2016 to March …

Tags:Foxconn (Honhai)| Large Display Monitor| Manufacturing| sharp| TVs (TV Sets)| Vol 24 - Issue 10